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Monkfish Moon: Short Stories
     

Monkfish Moon: Short Stories

by Romesh Gunesekera, Romesh Guneskara
 

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The nine haunting stories of Monkfish Moon, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, announce the appearance of an extraordinary writing talent. Gunesekera describes a kind of paradise in which a sudden moment of silence in a city is cause for fear, where civil war disrupts a marriage thousands of miles away, and where "building up"--of businesses, homes,

Overview

The nine haunting stories of Monkfish Moon, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, announce the appearance of an extraordinary writing talent. Gunesekera describes a kind of paradise in which a sudden moment of silence in a city is cause for fear, where civil war disrupts a marriage thousands of miles away, and where "building up"--of businesses, homes, relationships--is more often than not swiftly and violently brought down.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781573225502
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
07/01/1996
Edition description:
lst Riverhead ed
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.22(w) x 7.96(h) x 0.39(d)

Meet the Author

Romesh Gunesekera is the author of Monkfish Moon, Reef, The Sandglass, The Match, and Noontide Toll (all published by The New Press). He grew up in Sri Lanka and the Philippines and now lives in London.

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